Pros

  • Elegant design and low price

Cons

  • Middling performance for a dual-core PC

At A Glance

A low price and elegant design distinguish this bargain media-oriented system.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Pentium D 820
Processor speed 2800.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 17.0 inches
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X600
Video Memory Type DDR3
General Information
UPC Code 047403171173
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 88.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 424.0
Mozilla 556.0
Microsoft Office XP 560.0
Multitasking 656.0
Content Creation
Adobe Premiere 531.0
Roxio VideoWave 290.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 626.0
Ahead Nero 496.0
Windows Media Encoder 353.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 383.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 582.0
Adobe Photoshop 404.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 317.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 9.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 11.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 19.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 23.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 17.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 25.21   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 33.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 51.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 67.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 96.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 111.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 91.01   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 141.19   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 220.6   Frames per second (higher is better)